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Useful Links

Business & Technology

www.academicinfo.net/businessBusiness Degrees & Online Subject Guide
www.ceoexpress.comBusiness portal for executives
www.climatesaverscomputing.orgClimate Savers Computing Initiative (CSCI)
www.germancompanies.usAHK Online Directory of German Subsidiaries in the US
www.germany-usa.comBusiness Network and News Service for German American Trade
www.goto-silicon-valley.comBusiness directory for Silicon Valley & the San Francisco Bay Area
www.sfchamber.comSan Francisco Chamber of Commerce
www.siliconvalley-sbdc.orgSilicon Valley Small Business Development Center
www.sjchamber.comSan Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
www.vctaskforce.comVenture Capital Task Force

People & Culture

www.auswanderer-forum.dePortal for Germans that are interested in emigrating to the US or sharing their experiences
www.GermanAmericanPioneers.orgPreserving the history of German Pioneers in Silicon Valley
www.GermanyOnYourMind.comTravel destinations, people, culture and resources
www.german-world.comGerman-World is a bi-lingual magazine for Austrian, German and Swiss culture in the US
www.proaupair.com
German-American AuPair Agency for educated German live-in Nannies/Au Pairs with degrees as Preschool, Kindergarten Teacher, etc. Weekly costs $420 /wk for 45 h of childcare.
www.tatsachen-ueber-deutschland.de/389.0.htmlFacts about Germany from the German Federal Foreign Office

Government & Visa

www.germany-info.orgGerman Embassy’s website on information about investing, working and living in Germany
www.immigration.com/processing-times-status-checksUS Immigration Information on Visa issues and Greencard processing times
www.visum-usa.comLaw firm based in Germany offers information and services as to US immigration

Professional Associations

www.expats-in-bavaria.com/
business/networking/
california_association_of_germany_e.v.
California Association of Germany
www.pbwc.orgProfessional Business Women of California (PBWC)
www.pdma.orgProduct Management & Development Association (PDMA)
www.svase.orgSilicon Valley Association for Start-up entrepreneurs

Business Networking sites and events

http://breakfastbriefings.stanford.eduStanford’s Executives Breakfast briefings
www.churchillclub.orgThe Churchill Club
www.commonwealthclub.orgCommonwealth Club
www.executivespeakers.comExecutive Speakers Bureau
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SVEvents
Silicon Valley Events calendar Yahoo group
www.linkedIn.comLinkedIn Online Business Networking
www.linksv.comA portal that gives access information about 6,000 technology firms and its management teams.
www.workit.comEvent calendar for events in Silicon Valley

Travel & Leisure

www.ltur.de
www.traveloverland.de
www.usa-reise.de
Travel from Germany, Austria or Switzerland
www.orbitz.com
www.travelocity.com
www.Travelzoo.com
Travel from the US
http://travelstrong.net/travel-hackingTravel for Beginners